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Bear's Tooth

Climb the spectacular glacial horn in the backcountry of the Beartooth mountains. This 3-4 day objective inlcudes a approach day, camping on black canyon lake, summit day with 5.8 rock climbing and a descent day.


Beginner to intermediate 5.8 climbing ability, experience backpacking required


Ability to carry 50 lb pack for 3 days



July to September

Group Size:

1-2 participants


3 days, 2 nights in the mountains


Red Lodge, MT


Rental equipment, group cooking equipment, & instruction from a professional guide 


Food, transportation, lodging, personal items, and guide gratuity


Day 1 takes us up the Lake Fork drainage and into the Black Canyon lake where we will set up camp.

Day 2 starts early with the goal of the Bear's Tooth. We might cross some snow and hop soe boulders to get to the start of the route, 5-10 pitches (depending on the route) will take us to the top. Grades vary between 5.5 and 5.8. We rappel some of the route and hike back to camp.

Day 3 we pack down camp and return to the Lake Frok drainage to hike back to the parking lot.


**Don't see a course date listed? Email our office to see if there is one coming up, or start a trip of your own! Many of our trips are custom and low ratio, built to your needs.


Mountain Guide Akio Joy

Akio Joy

Aki grew up in the small town of Placerville, California. Early on, he was introduced to climbing & skiing in the Sierra Nevada foothills. At 17, he moved to Montana and started guiding... Read More

Mountain Guide Anju Samuelson

Anju Samuelson

Anju Samuelson grew up in Berlin, Germany and lived in Turkey, Chile and the USA. She has been climbing for 8 years all over Europe, the US and South America. Her passion is to explore cultures through...

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Mountain Guide Austin Hart

Austin Hart

Austin has 15 years climbing, skiing, mountaineering and guiding in Montana, Wyoming and Washington with expedition experience in South America, Antarctica, Canada and Africa. He is a also...

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